|Rockland Now and Then - GEM Productions|
Current photos followed by historic photographs in the same location showing the change from what it looked like in the past. A short subject good to make up time between regular programming.
Keywords: documentary; Rockland; Maine; historic photographs; music
|The Snows:Shipbuilders of Maine - GEM Productions|
Bertram G. Snow has traced his family's history from the time they left England in 1623 to their arrival in Rockland, Maine when they began their long history of building ships in the area. The family once owned Snow's Shipyard in Rockland that started building ships in 1854. They built minesweepers during WWII. A park in Rockland was named Snow Marine Park in honor of the family.
Keywords: maritime history; interview; Bertram Snow; shipbuilding; Rockland; Snow Marine Park
|The South End - GEM Productions|
Author Sandra Sylvester based her novel on the people and places she experienced while growing up in the south end of Rockland,Maine in the 1950s
Keywords: interview; Sandra Sylvester; South End; Rockland; Maine; literature; author; 1950s
|A Tribute to Eliza Steele-Rockland's Legendary Nurse - GEM Productions|
Eliza Steele founded the Rockland District Nursing Association in 1929. She was the school nurse for decades. Doctors,nurses,and others who worked with her and witnessed her dedication to caring for the sick,particularly, the poor and the children are interviewed for this moving story.
Keywords: oral history,Eliza Steele; Rockland District Nursing Association; school nurse; interview
|The Elliott Sisters of Rockland - GEM Productions|
Maxine and Gertrude Elliot born and raised in Rockland, became world famous stage actresses during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Maxine starred in two silent movies. Video includes some light hearted moments with Charlie Chaplin.
Keywords: arts; silent movies; Maxine Elliot; Gertrude Elliot; actress; Rockland; Maine; Charlie Chaplin
|The Atlantic Charter Brings FDR to Rockland - GEM Productions|
Franklin D. Roosevelt, following his conference with Prime Minister Winston Churchill off Newfoundland, came ashore in Rockland, Maine. Video includes details about the conference. Old news film shows FDR's yacht coming into Rockland Harbor and also him riding up Tillson Avenue in a limo.
Keywords: news; documentary; Winston Churchill; Franklin D. Roosevelt; Rockland; Maine; Atlantic Charter Conference; Newfoundland